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· Registered
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After many days and all your help the acronym list is complete or at least until someone comes up with a new one, but as promised, here is the list as it is today! :thanku::thThumbsU

*** = what the "wink-wink"
3PH = Three Point Hitch
4WD = Four wheel drive
AG = Agricultural (tires)
BBC = Blade Brake Control; found on walk behind mowers
BTDC = Before Top Dead Center; related to engine timing
CC = Cadet Cub Brand
DEFCON 1 = Divorce is emminent, no more purchases (for awhile)
DEFCON 2 = Tractor or Accessory purchase was major, but a suitable alternative purchase is in the works for the wife. Divorce can be averted
DEFCON 3 = Wife is suspicious and is nosing around in places looking for my "New" purchases
DEFCON 4 = Wife is asking "questions" not normal to everyday discussions.
DEFCON 5 = Normal situation, wife is completely unaware of any activities.
FEL = Front End Loader
FT-lbs = foot pounds of torque
FWD = four wheel drive
FWIW = For What It's Worth
FYI = For your information
HD = Home Depot or Heavy Duty
HDAP = Heavy Duty, All Purpose (tires)
HFWD = Hydraulic Full-time 4Wheel Drive
HSIS = Holy $#!) it started!
IDGAF = Umm, you figure that one, please
IDK = I Don't Know
IIRC - If I Recall Correctly
IMHO = In My Honest Opinion
IMO = In My Opinion
IN-lbs = Inch pounds of torque
JD = John Deere Brand
LOL = Laugh Out Loud
MFWD = Mechanical Four/Front Wheel Drive (versus hydraulic/hydrostatic)
MMM = Mid Mount Mower
MMTB = More Money Than Brains
MTF = My Tractor forum
NAB = Need another beer
NLA = No Longer Available
NOS = New Old Stock
OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer
OSIBI = Oh $#!), I broke it!
PITA = Pain in the "arse"
PHD = Post hole digger
PK = Power King Brand
PO = Previous Owner
RER = Rear Engine Rider
RIO = Reverse Implement Option
SNAFU = Situation Normal; All [email protected]#ed Up!
SP = Self propelled , walk behind mower
SWMBO = She Who Must Be Obeyed
TDC = Top Dead Center; related to engine timing
TPH = Three Point hitch
TSC = Tractor Supply Company
WOT = wide open throttle
WTB = Wanted to buy

· Deere 330 Killer
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OP = original post/poster

good list, should be a sticky under site information :fing32:

· Registered
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Discussion Starter · #5 ·
Great list!

I'd been wondering about a few of them. Not any more...

BTW I NAB:trink40:
Thanks, but all helped!

· Registered
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Great list, here's a few more.

FWD - Four Wheel Drive or Front Wheel Drive
RWS - Rear Wheel Steer
AWS - All Wheel Steer
FUBAR - Fouled Up Beyond All Recognition
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion or In My Honest Opinion
WTS - Want To Sell
FS - For Sale
MMB - Mid Mount Blade

Haven't seen it yet but how about: WWP! - We Want Pictures!


· Deere 330 Killer
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GT = garden tractor
LT = lawn tractor
Hydro = hydrostatic (transaxle)

· Premium Member
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POS ( usually not used with JD tractors ) OK maybe Rusty !! :ROF

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I Don't Know, but someone will come along that does. WHO!!
No, I think I Don't Know is on third, Who's on first!

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